Gouvernement du Canada

Affaires mondiales Canada


Eco-Housing Officer

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Rooftops Canada Foundation Inc.- Fondation Abri International
Acronyme : Rooftops Canada
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : Rooftops Canada is the international development program of co-operative and social housing organizations in Canada. These organizations own and manage over 600,000 non-profit housing units across Canada, housing about two million people. Since 1984, Rooftops Canada has been working with partner organizations to improve housing conditions, build sustainable communities and develop a shared vision of equitable global development. Rooftops Canada's focus is on disadvantaged communities in Africa and Asia. Our work contributes to Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 7, Target 11, which aims to improve the lives of at least 100 million slum dwellers by 2020. Rooftops Canada's approach to housing is guided by a vision of integrated sustainable human settlements development. Rooftops Canada's development work links shelter to poverty reduction through sustainable economic and social development, environmental protection, respect for human rights, democratization and gender equality. This is done by increasing the capacity of overseas partner organizations to support low-income communities to improve their housing and human settlement conditions
Adresse : 720 Spadina Avenue, Suite 313
Toronto, Ontario,
M5S 2T9
FAX: (416) 366-3876
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Genevieve Drouin
Courriel : genevieve@rooftops.ca
Pays : Inde
Ville : Mumbai
Secteur : Destination plurisectorielle ou transversale
Description du stage : The CIDCO-YUVA Building Centre (CYBC) is a joint initiative of YUVA and the City & Industrial Development Corporation Ltd. (CIDCO) - a government regional planning and development authority. The CYBC aims to develop technologies for low cost, environment friendly housing and the development of a trained construction workforce. Its objectives include the development of a grassroots level technology transfer mechanism for propagating cost effective and environment friendly (CEEF) building technologies. The internship will support and help expand the CYBC's mission and mandate by researching and documenting international, regional and local best practices in environmentally sustainable and cost-effective construction technologies. The internship will also include the development of a training module on skill enhancement for construction workers in environmentally sustainable construction methods.

In Canada
The internship is for six months entirely spent overseas and five-day orientation session held in Canada before departure.

The intern will:
-Research and document approaches, best practices and descriptions of organizations engaged in developing environmentally sustainable construction practices and urban waste management/recycling.
-Network with organizations working nationally in environmentally sustainable construction.
-Develop a training module on construction skill enhancement with a specific focus on environmentally sustainable construction practices.
Organisation d'accueil : Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : YUVA is a non-governmental organization established in 1984. It has many programs working with both urban and rural communities living in poverty. More specifically, YUVA works with women with the intention of providing them with visibility, power and space to determine their own identity, roles and life opportunities. YUVA seeks to enhance women's livelihood through income generation and microfinance programmes; to empower women to tackle family and social violence; and enable women's participation in governance at the community and municipal levels.